About This Lesson Plan

SUBJECT
Science

GRADE
K-12

DURATION
1 Day

COLLECTION
Keep Your Family Safe From Fire

From Campaign 2009: Practice Fire Safety All Year Long

Fire Prevention Week is the perfect time to help students and families create a home fire-escape plan and teach valuable lessons about fire safety and fire prevention. A well-practiced home fire-escape plan is essential to providing guidance for every family in the event of fire. These Fire Prevention Week lessons and activities will keep fire safety in your students' minds all year.

OBJECTIVE

  • Introduce young students to the concept of fire safety
  • Develop writing and planning skills
  • Reinforce fire-safety rules using the concept of opposites
  • Build reading comprehension

MATERIALS
Access the K-2 printables below.

DIRECTIONS

Help your students and their families learn about fire prevention. Use these activities to keep fire safety in your student's minds throughout the year!

OBJECTIVE

  • Introduce young students to the concept of fire safety
  • Develop writing and planning skills
  • Reinforce fire-safety rules using the concept of opposites
  • Build reading comprehension

Access the K-2 printables below, or click here for a complete list of all Fire Safety printables.

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LESSONS FOR THIS UNIT
Lesson 1: We Plan!
Lesson 2: Inside Out!
Lesson 3: The Great American Fire Drill
Lesson 4: Stay Safe in the Kitchen
Lesson 5: Using Our Senses to Stay Safe
Lesson 6: Following the Right Steps To Safety

REPRODUCIBLES
Winter Fire Safety Teacher Letter  (PDF)
Home-Heating Safety Tips & Family Activity  (PDF)
Student Assessment: What I Learned About Fire Safety! (PDF)
Bonus Activity A: Two Ways Out (PDF)
Bonus Activity B: Our Trip to the Firehouse (PDF)
Bonus Activity C: Fire Truck Fun! (PDF)
Take Home Page 1: It’s Fire Prevention Week (PDF)
Take Home Page 2: Create Your Home Fire-Escape Plan (PDF)
Take Home Page 3: Our Home Fire-Escape Plan (PDF)
Take Home Page 4: Practice Your Plan (PDF)
Stay Safe in the Kitchen (PDF)
What I learned About Fire Safety (PDF)
Using Our Senses to Stay Safe (PDF)
Follow the Right Steps to Safety (PDF)
Classroom Poster (PDF)
Student Reproducible 1: We Plan (PDF)
Student Reproducible 2: Inside Out (PDF)
Student Reproducible 3: The Great American Fire Drill (PDF)

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